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Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified
  • Emphases:
  • Ceramics, Credits: 57
  • Drawing, Credits: 57
  • Printmaking, Credits: 76
  • Installation, Credits: 21
  • Graphic Design, Credits: 76
  • Painting, Credits: 76
  • Photography, Credits: 76
  • Sculpture, Credits: 76

About this Program

The Art Department program is devoted to the development of concepts, attitudes and skills in the visual arts within a broad university curriculum of liberal arts orientation. There are four objectives: professional training of artists and scholars in chosen areas of specialization, preparation of art educators, elective study for students in all areas of the university, and service to the local communities as a source of cultural enrichment. The Art Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art Design.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato 56002

Labor Market Information

  • College Art, Drama, and Music Teachers

  • Median wage: $64,173/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Fine Artists

  • Median wage: $25.18/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Craft Artists

  • Median wage: $23.24/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
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